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Detroit Hot Honey Wings

Detroit Hot Honey Wings

  • Author: The Commish
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Snack/Appetizer


  • 2 pounds chicken wings, tips discarded
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill over medium heat.
  2. Wash the wings, and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Season wings with cayenne, salt and pepper.
  4. Cook wings until cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  5. Brush wings wings with 1/2 cup honey.
  6. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the butter.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the butter, remaining 1/2 cup honey and hot sauce.
  8. Toss the wings in the honey-butter sauce.
  9. Serve wings warm and wet.